Location and Travel


The conference will take place at the “Institute Henry Poincaré” (IHP) which is located in Paris 5th arrondissement

Adress: 11 Rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75005 Paris

Website: http://www.ihp.fr/en/ihp


To get to IHP by Paris public transport system

Subway: Station Luxembourg on the RER B line (which goes from Charles de Gaulle airport and connects to Orly airport)

Bus: bus stop St-Jacques/Gay-Lussac on lines 21 and 27 (From Gare Saint-Lazare)

There are more options for public transport, use this handy website to plan your journey: http://www.ratp.fr/    (You can enter the adress of IHP in the "Arrivée" field)

This  map of the area shows the location of Musée Curie (marked as 6), which is next to IHP. Look out for signs to Institute Curie to help find your way from the RER station (Luxembourg).

The stations Luxembourg and Musée d'Orsay (where the conference dinner is held) are highlighted in this map of Paris metro.



No VISA is required for short stays (<90 days) for citizens of several countries including

the EU, the EEA and Switzerland

Albania*, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Barbados, Bosnia*, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Holy See, Honduras, Israel, Macedonia*, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, Montenegro*, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, San Marino, Serbia*, Seychelles, Taiwan (passport bearing identity card number), Uruguay *bearers of biometric passports onlywhatever the reason for their stay

Australia, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, United States, Venezuela, bearers of passports of the Hong Kong special administrative region (People’s Republic of China) and the Macau special administrative region (People’s Republic of China). Under certain conditions

Full information on visa requirements and instructions on how to apply for visa can be found here


There are three international airports at Paris

Charles de Gaulle International Airport (Roissy)
For getting to or from Paris, the RER commuter train, line B, has stations in Terminal2 and Terminal3 (which are connected to Terminal1 by the free CDGVAL shuttle train). Trains to Paris leave every 7-8 minutes and stop at Luxembourg which is the subway station closest to the conference site. Adult tickets cost €9.10

Orly International Airport
The Orlyval light rail connects the two terminals to each other and to the RER B line at Antony. It runs every 4-7 min and cost €9.85 for transfer to Paris, including connections to central area metro stations. The RER B from Antony runs through Paris to Aéroport Charles de Gaulle.

Beauvais (Aéroport de Beauvais Tillé)
This is a smaller regional airport that is used by some low-cost carriers. The airport operates a shuttle service connecting with the Métro at Porte Maillot station. Exact times can be found on the Beauvais Airport website. The journey will take about an hour in good traffic conditions, and costs €15 each way.
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